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Su__estlon to Pull Her Off
Wlth the /Vllssour!.
OFFICIALS FEAR STRAIN
Hawiers Break, and Efforti of Tugs
and Hydraullc Jicks Are of No
, Avall?Shlp ln No Danger Ex?
cept from Heavy Storm.
(Speclal to The Tlmes-Dlapatch.)
NEWPORT NEWS, VA? Sept. 14,-AU
?fforts to haul the cruiser Maryland off
the ways lnto deep wnter have beon In
valn thus fnr, nnd It looks an though the
Bhlpyard wlll bo glven a groat denl more
troublo on account of the nccldent that
it was flrst expected.
A supromo oftort to get the vessel on
wat, made this afternoon nt 2 o'clock.
Four htindred tom.- of hydraullc power
wa? nppllod to the bow to ralse It off the
wnyn, whllo a number of tugs Btrainod a
blg h'awBors in an effort to haul tho shlp
lnto the water. The hawser used at tho
bow snnppcd nnd the cruiser remalned
n? firmly ilxetl on the wayB (U; she wns
Saturday afternoon. ._?
TO PULL AVITH ANOTHER CRUISER.
Tho Maryland could stay where sho is
for months to come' wlthout belng dam
nged unleRs a storm of unusuttl vlolence
?hould come up. Tho work on her wlll
be contlnued. nnd sho ls. Ilable to be
floatod at any tlmo.
Tho clty publlc sehools opened for the
stsslon wlth blg cnrollrncnts thla morn?
lng. Tho school board mnels to-morrow
nlght to hear the report of the supervls
Ing prlnclpnl upon tho openlng.
Advlces wore recelved ln Hampton to
day to the effect that Profosior F. G.
Rnthbun, one of the best known musl
clnns In this soction. dled yesterday In
n sanltarlum nt Lobanon, Ohlo. Professor
Rathbun went to Lebnnon sevcral weeks
ngo for trcatment, but It wns not known
thnt ho wns jerloUsly III, and the news
of hls denth came ns a great surprlse.
SOCIAL CLUB INDICTBD.
AV. J, Kearncy, Louls Cassldy, Charles
O'Rouke, 1. Whltfleld, nll ofllcers of tho
Beckroe Social Club, located In Phoebus,
were lndlcted on six counts In the Ellza
beth Clty County Court to-duy. They are
charged wlth sclllng llriuor on Sunday.
wlllng llquor wlthout llcense, vlolatlng
the social club laws, etc.
A barn bclonglng to John Decker, of
Ellzaboth Clty county, wns destro'yed by
flre last nlght. The loss nmounted to
about W,200. No one knows how the flre
BOTH MEN WERE KILLED
IN DUEL OVER GIRL
(By Aasoclati'd Prosn.) 1
CHICAGO. JLL., Sept. 14.?A dlspatch to
tho Record-Hcrald from Ablta Sprlngs,
_?... says Frnnk Alllson and Marshall
McGhee, two young mt-n In St. Tammany
parlsh. fought a duel to tho death at
the Tallshook camp grounds, four mllcs
from Ablta Springs. Both mc-n wero rlvnls
for tho hand of a young womnn, nnd
Alllson challonged McGhee . to n dnel.
McGhee promptly accepted thcchallonge,
artd pI?tol? ut ten paces wero namod.
The men met nt tho nppolntod hour nnd
placo. and at the comtnund of thelr sec
onds: "Areyou rendy? flre," both woapons
were dlscliarged at tho narno Instar.t, and
both men fell dead. one with a bullet
through hls brnln and the other with a
bullet through hls heart.
BEGIN HERE TO-DAY
The second registration ot voters under
tho new Constltutlon wlll begln ln the
several wards of the clty to-day, the
same boards slttlng thnt conducted tbe
registration last year. The boards wlll
elt in each ward for flvo days before and
flve days after tho clty prlmary at the
places lndlcatod in the advertlsing col
umns of The Tlmes-Dlspntch.
Attentlon is called to the fact that
those who registered last year .wl 1 not
have to rogleter agaln and that tne
bookp are only opened for those who
have not already avalled themselvos of
the opportunlty. of gettlng on. lt ls
thought thnt a great many Democrats
falled of registration last year and tho
party leaders nro urglng thom to reglster
5MALL BOY FEARFULLY
INJURED BY A TRAIN
(Speclal to The Times-DIspatch.)
LURAY, ArA., Sept. 14.? Carl Duncan,
the elevon-year-old son of H. M. Dun?
can. had 'hls arm cut off. and posslbly
iiiffered fatal lnjuries by belng thrown
from a frelght traln on wljlch he was try
Ing to stoal a rlde this afternoon, It has
been the custom of the Btnall boys of the
town to rlde the freights In and out of
town. and llttlo Duncan, wlth four or
nve compantons, was bont on mls object.
He was cllmblng up tho slde of tho car
and fell on the mlddle of the track, but
?ome under-part of tho car. strlking hlm,
ho was thrown across the rail. Ono of hls
companlons Jerked hlm pitrtlally off tlie
rall or hls skull would have been crushed.
Hls condltlon Is vory sorlous, conbusalon
of th braln belng feared.
THE SULTAN OF SULU
REMOVES TO SINGAPORE
(Bpeclal to Tho Tlmes-Dlspatch.)
WASHINGTON, Sept. 14.? Uncle Sam no
lonKer counts among hls aubjects the
Sultan of Sulu. Wlth hls slx wlves, hls
rotinue of slaves and the resplendent dat
toes. who make up hls Cablnet, he has
removefc-to Slngapore. Although a young
man, the Sultan 1b a total physlcal wreck,
and has but a short tlmo to enjoy Uncle
Fall Stylei Rccdy
ZZutumn Plillinery Display.
First showing of the imported models and productions from our own work rooms.
Thursday, Friday, September 17th, 18th.
THE NEW STORE, (Next to Fourqurean, Temple A Co.)
Heavy Snowfall. Thaw and
Floods Cause Disasters.
WORST IN MANY YEARS
Railway Llnes Taxed to Malntaln Train
Servico and Pressrve the Safety of
Travel?Llves Lost and Millions
In Property?Washou'.s. , ^
(Br Aanoclnttd Prc??.)
ST. PAUL, MiNN., September 14.?
Wlth losses amountlng to $250,000 a day
for threo days, sevoral fatal wrecks,
numerous derallments, moro than one
htmdred washouts, telegraph wlres down,
a soaklng raln In progress over several
States and snow plows worklng on the
wcstern llnes. , Northwestcrn rallways
are taxed to the utmost Hmlt of thelr
nbllity to malntaln anythlng like regu
lar servlco and to prcscrve the safety of
thelr passengers. It has beon years
slnce there wns a situation so serlous.
The Dlspatch to-day says: Snow nnd
rnln hns damagcd crops Int tho North
wcst during tho past week tb the extent
of mllllons of dollars. Nearly all the
graln In shock, cstlmated at BO per cent.,
nnd nll the stnndlng graln, much of it
flax, Is burled under snow and water.
The rnlnfnl! hns beon elght Inches ln
forty-elght hours. Raln and sleet and
Bnow prevalls nll over the Northwest
to-day. Railroad tracks are, washed out
nnd tralns are nbandoned. The trnlns
from the Paclflc coast have been push
ing slowly through deep snow for two
days nnd are from ton to twenty hours
A wnshout at Rolling Stone, north of
Mlnneapolin, forced the Great Northern
to ahnndon Its llno on the west slde of
the Mlsslsslppl Rlver to St. Cloud. nnd
no trnlnn v^re run to-day or yesterday
nver thnt track. Tho coast trnlns nnd
those from the AA'illmnr. Division being
run vla St. Cloud and the track on the
??t slde of.,the r|vcn .The Soo road .ls
havlng trotible between Hnmll and Buf
fnlo. Its tralns b<>lng nbout twelve hours
ilelnyed bv washouts caused by the over
flow of Crow Rlver nnd heavy ralns.
Miss Bessie Conway McCoy the Bride
of Mr, Charles Shepherd Bradley.
(Speclal to Th? "TTmes-Dlspatch.)
STAUNTON, VA., Sent. 14.?The prettl?
est, qulet mornlng wedding of the soa?
son took plnce at 10 o'clock this morn
Iiik at Bmmanuel Eplscopal Church, when
Mlss Bessie Conway McCoy, daughter of
Mrs. Charles D. McCoy. was married to
Mr. Charles Shepherd Bradley.. of Baltl?
more. Md. , , .
The wedding wns a vory qulet one, and
wltnessed only by the Immedlate friendg
and relatives of the contractlng partlos.
The ceremony wns performed by the
Rev R. C. Jett, rector and the bride was
glven away bv hor brother. Mr. Taylor
McCoy, of Staunton.
The bride wns handsomely nttlred in a
gown of eoline crape over whlte taf?
feta, wlth a beautlful plcturo hat. and
carrled a whlte prayer book. She looked
unusually charming and happy. rne
mald of honor. Mlss Emma E. Hoge, was
diesscd in white paris muslin, oyerr
whlte taffeta. carrylng dahllas. Mr,
James E. Bradley, of Baltlmore. broth?
er of the groom, was best man.
Mr. and- Mrs. Bradley left for Enstern
polnts, and after September 21st wlll be
nt home at No. 814 Park Avenue, Baltl
mTlfe brlde is one of Staunton's prettlest
soclety glrla. The groom Is a member of
tho flrm of Danlel,.Miller and Company,
of Raltimore. j?..ki._ii..
The wedding presents are undoubtedly
tho prettlest ever seen in this clty.
Mrs. Stlanett Choked and
Beaten and Assaulted.
(Speclal to The Tlmes-Dlspatch.)
IA'NCHBURG, VA., Sept. 14.?If the
story told by a woman of Rlvermont ls
true, Lynohburg Is on the evo of havlng
another Hlgglnbotham case. The woman
&ald her name was Stlnnott, but what
her flre-t name ls cannot be nscortalned.
To-nlght about 10 o'clock, Mrs. Stfcnnott
entered the home of Mr. Luko Davls nnd
told a ftory that 1b calculatod to remlnd
every ono of tho crlme that Hlgglnboth?
am commltted. Sho snld she had been
nioving her furnltnre from hor old house
hear tho cotton mlll to a house In Rlver?
mont. which sho had Just ronted. Her hus
band, she sald, was out of the clty. To
nlght about half-paut 9 o'clock flho was
on the way to her new homo, and not
belng thoroughly acqualnted wlth Its lo
cation, sho aBked the conductor for dlrec
tlons. The conductor tald her ns. well ns
he could, and the negro who was on the
car at the tlme overheard what was sald.
When she left tho car the negro* loft It
also, nnd aftor the car had moved on a
llttle way, he approached her and offered
tc Bhow her the place where sho wlshed
She saya that she accepted hls offer,
and he then led her through some fleldy
to a dark Hully. On reaohlng this polnt,
the nogpo turned to her nnd at the polnt
of a gun demanded her to aocede to hls
wjshes. As she refused, he caught hor
ln hls arms, beat her about the face and
head, and suoceeded In accompllshing hls
As Mrs. Stlnnett told the story, she
seemed to bo ln a fenrfully nervous con
dltlon, and lt wns evtdont that she had
|uat been through a most terriblo ordenl
of Bome klnd. Her clothes were toq? and
her face showod the marks of brulses.
As soon as the pollce learned of the
matter, they began to make an Investiga
tlon, and as a result of. thelr Inquirles
they arrested a young negro boy named
Lewls Moore, who from all appearancea
la about Beventeen years of age. - ?
He declareB that he knows absolutely
l nothlng of the crlme wlth which -ho i?
Sarhuel H. Marks Passes
Away at the Age of
(Speclal to The Times-DIspatch.) .
PETERSBURG, VA., September, 14.?Mr
Samuel H. Marks, j one of Petersburg's
most honored and esteemed cltizens, dled
at hls home ln this olty to-nlght at mld
nlght, at the age of nlnety-slx years. Ho
had beon 111 for several weeks and waa
taken suddenly worBo to-nlght.
Mr. Marks waa born In Prlnce George
county a short dlstance from Petersburg,
almoat ln slght of tho clty on the 6th
day of March, 1808. AVhen about flfteen
years of.age he camo to Petersburg and
nccepted a olerkshlp In a confectlonerjr
In 1802, whon he became of age, he
went lnto the confectlonery buslnesB for
hlmself, which he contlnuod untll the firBt
part of 1S97, making sovonty-throe yoan.
In all that he was ln buslness ln tlils
city, slxty-seven years ot which tlme
ho waa in buslness for hlmself, During
these years he bullt up an Immonse whole
salo trade ln fruits, candies, tobacco,
havlng tho most completo houso In Vlr?
glnla, If not in the South and hls estab
lishment waa a household word all over
the Southern States.
Probablv no man ever dld business In
FctorBburg that ls moi e wldely known
in Southside Vlrglnla. and North and
South Carollna. In 1S24 when Marquls de
Lafayette vlslted tlils town Mr. Marks
then a boy was In llne wlth the "cltizens
on foot" to do honor to that hero. Mr.
Marks was a member of the old Peters?
burg Dragoons1 and in 1830 took part with
hls company ln the Nat; Turner lnsur
rection. He was the only survlvor of that
noble hand. ... ...
, Mr. Marks wns probably the oldest
Odd-Fellow In the State. if not in this
country. He becamo a member about
1835 of Monroe Lodge of Odd-Fellows,
of Petersburg, and a few years thercafter
about sixty years ago, he wlth others,
organlzed the present notable and flour
Ishing Appomattox Lodge of Odd-FeLlows
of this clty, and Mr. Marks was elected
Its flrst (noble grand) presldlng officcr.
Mr. Marks was for many years one of
the dlrectors of the Stnte Bank of A'lr
glnla, which stood on Bank Street on the
slte of the present Academy of Muslo, .
and at death the only surviving dlrector
of. that bank.. . ,.'_.
After the old historlc theatre on'Boiling
brook Street was de3troyed by flre about
1850 it was rebuilt as Phoenlr Hall and
Mr. Marks becamo the purchaBer.
Notwithstanding hls advanced age, Mr.
Marks was often seen on the streets tlll
a few weeks ago. He has been honored
and respected In this community through?
out hls llfe. Two sons survive hlm.
Mrs. U. McC. Bass.
(Speclal to The Tlmcs-Dispatch.)
RADFORD, VA., Sept. 14.?In the death
of Mrs.. Nancy McClannahan Bass, wnicn
occurred at Chrlstlansburg, on the 8th,
this sectlon lost another of Its oldest
inhabltants, Mrs. Bass belng elghty-nine
She waa the daughter of Major Elijah
McClanahan and Agatha Lewls and
granddflughter of General Andrew Lewls,
of Revolutionary fame.
She was born In 1814- and passed the
groater part of her llfe in Montgomery
and Roanoke countles, though she resia
ed in Richmond whlle her hus.and, Hon.
Colln Bass was n member of :he Legl?
lature and prlor.to and during tho Clvll
War, when he was superlntendont of the
State penltentlary. Hers was a slngular
ly beautlful charncter and lovely per
sonallty, her sweetness and thoughtful
ness or others nnd appreclatlon of every
servlce ceaslng only wlth death. She had
been a devoted members of the Presbyte
rlan Church slnce glrlhood.
She waa a llne type of the old-tlme
gentlewoman and a perfect examplo ot
whart. ls meant bv growlng old graoefully,
hor courtesy and olegance and charmJof
mnnner, but deepentng wlth the passlng
Sho had made her home wlth hor
nophew, Captaln AA'llllam Ingles, of Rad
ford, slnce the death of her husband, a
quarter of a century ago, but dled whllo
on a vlfllt to her nleco, Mrs. Margarot
AA'ade, of ChristlaiiBburg. The funeral
servlces were conducted by her paejlor,
Rev. L. AV. Irwln, of Radford, and she
wns burled by the slde of her hUBband,
ln Salem, the 10th.
Such llves shed more than a passlng
radlence nnd are far more potont for
good than the most eloquent sermons.
fSpocinl to The Times-DIspatch.)
GLARKSVILLB, A'A., Sept. 16.?Harry
Ware, son of Dr. T. C. Ware, dled Frlday
at hls homo here aftor a protrncted lllness
of ten weeks wlth malnrlal fevor, in hla
The funeral servlces wero conducted by
Rov. Dr. Thomas Drew, hls pastor, as
slsted by Rov. AA\ S. Colonnn, ln the
Presbytorlnn Church of thla place at 4
o'clock on Saturday afternoon, nnd t.he
largo congrogatlon thnt nttondnd.. the
funeral servlces gavo unmistakahlo ovl
dence of the lovo nnd osteem in which he
was held by tho community in which he
hnd spont hls entlre llfe. In early mnn
.hood ho connected hlmself wlth the Pres
byterlan Church In this plnco, nnd dled
trustlng pencofully In hls Savlour. The
floral offerlngs were beautlful and were
bornoiby ten young lndlen, frlends of.the
docensed, who attendod tho.sorvlceB In a
body and moved wlth the procos?Ion to the
cometery, and after the burlal was con
cluded tho flowers were lovlngly placed
by them upon tho gravo of thelr depnrted
frlend. The pall-boarers woro O, S, AVooc),
AV, A. Mageo, H. M. Harrls. L. B. Woot
fnn, AA'arrlngton AVopd nnd T. M. TlBdale.
Harry. ns ho was famlllarly callod by
everyobdy, young and old, wns a unlver
sal favorlte In thla community. He was
Joyous nnd oheorful In hls dlaposltlon,
courteous and respectful In hln mnnnera,
nnd ready and wllllng at any tlme to
Bncrlflco hla own comfort and convenlence
for the pleasure nnd accommodatlon of
others. V , . . ,
Hls mernory will be cherlshed aa a pre
clous legaoy by thone who knew nnd Inved
Mrs. A. M. Smlth,
(Speclal to Tho Tlmes-Dlspatoh.)
OORDONSVILLE, VA? Sept. H.-Mrs.
A, M, Smlth dled at tho home of ),er
son. Mr. E, C Smlth, here, Sunday at
noon. Her body vfci tnken to SpotsyJ,
vanla Monday mornlng for burlal, Be
sldes the son mentlonnd, Mrs. Smlth ls
suVvlved by three chlldren, ono of whom
Dr. Irvln Smlth, who resldes In Rich
SCHAVALM.?Dled, at 1:80 o'cloek tlils
(Tuesday) mornlng, September 15th, 1903,
nt her resldenoe, No. 919 Park Avoquo,
Mrs GEORGE BCHAVAL-M. '
iNotJce of funeral wlll be glven later.
Negro Arrested Chargcd With
Shootlng W. P. Harris.
THE EVIDENCE DAMAGING
He Was Brought Back from Gladstone
by Detectlve C. D, Duke, and Was
' Lodged in the Henrico
County Jall. _-.-?t-1
Frank Bradley, a negro tramp and dcs
perado, arrested at WarmlnBter on Sat?
urday on the charge of murderlng W. P
Harris, a whlto brldgo-bulldor, whlle the
two were beatlrig a rlde on a west-bound
frelght nt?Ar that place ln Nelson county
oarly Frlday mc rnlng, waa brought to this
clty yesterday by Mr. C. D. Duke, a spe
clal detectlve of tho Baldwln agency, ln
company wlth Mr. W. E. JoneB, another
offlcer of the aame agency, and lodged In
Henrico jall. Mr. Duke went on
the case as Boon as the dead body of
Harris was found lying In hls own llfe
blood on top of a box-car, and has se
cured evldence of a very damaglng char
acter agalnst the negro.. He is satlsfled
that he has the rlght man and the negro's
own admlsalons as to his movements leave
llttle or no doubt.of thfs,,.though he de
nlos havlng committed the crlme.
REVOLVER ON HIM.
Bradley was flrst taken in charge by
railway employes at .Gladstone, Nelson
county, on account of the' strong suspl?
clon agalnst hlm, cau'sed;by hls move?
ments. Before dawn, on the mornlng
followlng the murder he was ferrled
across the rlver, ln ltflelf a ausplcloue
proceedlng. On the negro's persori were
found a revolver and four cartrldges,
leavlng one chamber empty. The weapon
is a flve-shooter of the Forehand modol,
made by the Hopklns &' Allen Company,
and ls of thirty-elght'-calibre. Detec?
tlve Duke has ]6cated,'!th'e stpfe heiS?' the
scene.of the'.murder, , where .tho nogrc
purchased four cartrldges, tne. exact num?
ber flred on tlie traln when Harris waa
kllled, thus replaclng the revolver In the
condltlon lt was before the flrlng,
The 'detectlve has succeeded ln ellcltlng
a completo statement of the movements
of the negro and hls whlte vlctlm on tl
nlght precodlng the murder on the traln,
which-thoy. boarded together here, Brad?
ley admlts; meetlng HarrlS at Soventeenth,
near Broad Street,-and they went into a
bar on or near tho corner; had drlnks
together there; then went to another bar
near the Clty Hall on Broad Street, and
had drlnks together ngaln. Then they
went Into two other bars near Brooke
Avenue and Broad and drank more.
KEPT ON DRINKING.
Stlll drlnking they went to a bar near
Foushee and Broad, and another drlnk
and Harris bought a plnt bottlo of llquor.
At the corner of Foushee and ' Broad
Harris took charge Bradley'a watch for
hlm and $5 of hla, to keep for hlm, as he
(Bradley) was gettlng very drunk. Brad?
ley'a story then Is that Harris had a roll
of about $26 of hls own In hls panta
pocket. The palr left Foushee and Broad
together and went over to the Jamoa
Rlver dlvlslon of the Chesaponko and
Ohlo, nnd walked up the track about half
a mlle beyond the old pump-house where
they boarded tho west-bound frelght No.
99. Thoy got on the samo box car to?
gether and rode together untll near War
mlnster ln Nelson county. Then, 'accord
Ing to Bradley ho went to one ond of the
car and Harris to the other. A man came
along, he sald, brakeman and told hlm
(Bradley) to get out of hls way,
HE SHOT HARRIS.
Thls man, who, Bradley afterwards sald
Was not a brakeman, but a man wlth
overalls on and wlthout a lamp, tlion
walked up to Harris and they had some
words, whereupoji tho man In overailtf
began'shootlng. Bradley aald that as suoil
as the shootlng commencod he went down
between tlie cars at hla end of the car,
and a moment later looked up nn tne
edge and aaw blood runnng. Then ho
Jumped off about Norwood, nnd went
back down the track, thlnklng Harrla hnd
fallen off tho traln. He dld thla he sald
to got hls wntch and the $5 Harrla had
When Bradley was askod lf he knew
thls man ho Balcl J'ob, and when nsked
whero he firat met Hnrrls, he Bald |t was
at Iron Oate, when he (Bradley) wna on
his way to West Vlrglnla to work, The
second moctlng was at Nowpprt News
and the thlrd and last ln Rlchmond the
ni_.-,. they boarded the traln for,the fatnl
rlde' Ho stnted that he know Harris well,
nnd later ilnnleil thls, aaylng that ho hnd
neVor told niiybody. he know tho dond
man'a natno. Tlie negro then told n dif?
ferent story ?f 'ho meetlng wlth Hnrrls
the nlght before tho tragedy, In anothor
statoment ho snld he was the only one
op the traln wlth Harris, nnd thon enld
the man wlth overalls shot Harris. Brad?
ley ls a negro nbout twenty-four or twen
ty-flve years of nge, nnd |s a tramp and
trnln-beater. Ho clalma Rlchmond and
Nolaon county ns hla home.
FROM FOUR STATES,
Teetlmony to the Efflon'cy of the New
( Sclentlfic Dandruff Treatment.
James 6, ftowo, of Llvingston, Mont.:
"Herplclde eured my dandruff and stop
ned my halr falllng."
I Orange MK'onibs, St, Anthony, Idaho:
"Herph'ldo elenned my scalp of dandruff
and mado my halr soft ns sllk and glos
E>W H- 0,ls' lmrber' Chnmpalgn. 111.:
"I used lleriiieldo on one cuatomer for
dandruff nnrt on another for fulllng halr
wlth exeellent reaulls."
F \V Woofly (asslstant postmastBr),
ChampiilK", 1*1-1 "Herplolde completely
stonned my falllng halr.
j j ncntley. Shoildan. Wyo.: "Herpl
oido excallent for cleanlng the scalp."
Sold by leadlng drugglsts. Send lOo.
ln Btntnpa for aample to Tho Herplclde
Co Detrolt, Mloh. Owens & Mlnor Drug
Co',! Speclal Agenta.
Mrs. Ann Marla Ferguson
WHI Be Burled To-Day.
REGISTRATION IS SLOW
Voters Urgcd to Place Thelr Names on
the Books-'-Meetlng of Elks?Pub?
llc School9 Open To-Day.
Tourlsts Return, ,
Manchester Bureau Times-DIspatch, I
No. 1102 Hull Stroet. f
Tho funeral of Mrs. Ann Marla Fergu?
son wlll be from tho homo, Twentleth nnd
Bnlnbrldge StreetB, this afternoon at ? G
10'clock, and tho burlal wlll be In Maury
Cometcry. Tho pall-bearors wlll be Mojsrs.
Samuel Owens, R. A. Bowon. J, G. Glll,
J. Y. Saunders, J. W. Croze, AV. J. LewlB
and John Slnclalf.
Mrs. Forguson dled lnto Saturday nlght,
aged elghty-throa years. She was born
ln Henrlco county, and llvod ln Manches?
ter many years. Sho lenven two sons?
Messrs, W. O. Ferguson and Herbort
Forguson, tho latter bolng now 'I'ery 1)1.
Mrs, FergUBon was a member of Central
Methodlst Churoh,. and wn| bolovod by
a large number of frlends.
REGISTRATION SLOW. '
Registration d'aya aro drawing to n
closo, and all voters are advlsed to see
that thoy are proporly placed on J.he
books. Up to this tlmo the number of
personn who hayp reglstcrd ls oxceedlng
Two hew candldates have nnnounced
themsolve8 for Clty Commlttee, MoearB.
AV. T, Pugh, In tho Fourth AVard, and
F. S. Robertson, ln the Thlrd.
The present membershlp of tho commlt?
tee follows: Flrst AVard?Carter James,
Wlllie Smlth, J. L. Redford. Sooond
Ward?A, J. Gallagher, Robert Krenoh,
Charles L. Pettlt. Thlrd AVard?Charles
Cox, Robert Bass. Fourth AA'ard?AV. D.
Ferguson, Ed. AVaymack, Cllftr Davldson.
Names of candldates mus't be In the
hands of the clty chalrman by the 17th.
Mra. L. M. Latham, her daughter-U?
law, Mrs. J. H. Latham, and Ruth and
Macon Latham, have returned from an
extended northern tour. They were at
Phlladelphla and New York. and nll the
resorts, Includlng Atlantlc Clty, Asbury
Park, Long Brnnoh and Coney Island.
AVhilo ln Phlladelphla they were the
guests of Mrs. Dulanoy and Mrs. Thilow.
They return In good health, and wlth
happy recollectlons of their pleasant trlp,
W.'H. KOON ARRESTED..
Pollcoman Wrlght last nlght arrested
AV. H. Koon on the charge of threatenlng
hls wlfe and wlth belng dlsorderly. The
case wlll be heard by Mayor Maurlce
this mornlng. .y
Mr. W. J. Dobblns has Just purchased n
young dark bay horse that beara the
paclng rec-ord at 2:18. Mr. Dobblns pald a
good sum' for ' tho pacer, 'and ls . proud
of hls purchose. The horse wlll be on ex
hlbltlon at the Horse Show, and Mr. Dob?
blns expects to hear from hlm as beatlng
hls record on the tracks,
The publlc schools wlll open for the
term to-day. Old scholnrs wlll be en
rolled'to-day ahd hew onos tb-mbrrow. All
Is. ln' readlness for the openlng, and the
prospects are for a larger enrollment
than last session.
NTGHT SCHOOL OPENS.
The Mechanlcs'. Night School, No. 1412
Balnbrldge Street, opened last nlght for
the second ses3lon, with a falr attend?
ance. This schc-ol offora a splerjdld op
portunlty to boys and ytung men who
work during the day to Improve thelr
educatlon. Engllsh, arlthmetlc and ln
dUBtrlal drawing wlll bo taught.
MEETING OF ELKS.
A largo and enthuslastlc meoting of
Manchester Lodge wns' held last nlght,
when n promlnent resldent of Swans
boro waa Inltiated. Other buslness was
trnnsnctcd, nnd tho report of tho Bulld?
lng Commlttee wns held over for another
This lodge hns rnpidly grown nnd hns
doubled Its mombershlp wlthln tho past
PERSONALS AND NOTES.
Mr. J. W. TVatts contlnues to improve.
Mr. C. A. Ralnes, Jr., has beon taken,
to (the Vlrglnla Hospltnl for trentment.
BUFORD WAS BAILED.
Wllllam L. liuford, who was arrested'
Snturdty for shoollng Ernest Mason'
(colored), wns balled by 'Squlre Cheat
ham for a hearlng to-day. Mason la
gottlng nlong nlcely under the trent?
ment of Dr. Tngram.
MTSS HAGGARD TLL. ?
Mlss Oille Haggard, of Hull Street, Is
qulto 111 at her resldonco.
PLAY AT THE BIJOU
A WINNER THIS WEEK
A Clyde Fltch play upon tho BIJou
stngo ls something unusual, though Rlch?
mond tho-itro-goers havo become bo ac
customod to a varlety ln the offerlngs of
thnt plnyhouso that they aro not very
much surprlsed nt anythlng that Is nn?
nounced ns the blll. From tho "Light
houso by tha Sea" to the "Glrl and tha
Judge" is certntnly coverlng tho two ox
tremes In dramatlc composltlon. but tho
qulck phango has boon accomnfilshed
wlthout Berlous effects upon the patrona
of tho BIJou or the worklng force of thlit
house, "The Glrl nnd the Judge" waa
successfully launched for a week's run
last nlght, and If morlt counts for any?
thlng tlie productlon should bo n record
broaker. .. ? i
Desplte tho fact that at tho tlme of the
plny's flrst productlon, much was en
deavored to bo made of what wns termod
n darlng soeno In the thlrd not, ono
does not, lu the wltnesslng of the acene
In questlon, oxporlonco any ahook. This
Bceno'ls u trlumph of tho nrt of the
plnywrlght, for the situation ls bo woll
ooneelved, nnd Its outcome la bo natural
that thoro is not a traco of suggestlvenosB
ln It, and lt does uot seem possiblo that
even tha most sordld mlnd could couplo
an nvll thought wlth the ploturo presoniod
by thla nrldnlght scene botween nn errlng
mother nnd a confldlng daughtor.
Clyde Fltch possesseB an liiBlght Intn
huinan nnturo which Is relloctedJln hls
dramatlc composltloiiB, nnd ho h#s that
technlcnl knowledgo of hls ernft which
iiinkos hls plnys modol typeB of tho drnma.
Thero Ih no strnlnlng aftor tho effect,
and whlle the Interest In the dlaloguo
never llags, tlie action 1$ not nllowed tn
ho what la termed "brlak," but Is never
tholesB perfeclly smooth.
Tho fllmaxes are qulet, In keoplng wlth
tho plooe and tlie methods of its nuthor.
hut they are qulto aa offectlve as tho
inoro nolsy nnd spectacular act-ondlnga
that aro rather tho rule than the excep
Mlss Eloanor Montell, ns AVinlfred Stnn
ton, gava a most charming portrayitl of
a beautlful typo of womanhood. Wlth a
grace of mnnner, a well-modulnted yoloe
nnd a pleaslng porsonallty, Bhe enaotod
tho role most convlnclngly, nnd ln the
dalnty love ]>aBsage? she was nltogether
Mr. Harry Keon was excollent na the
prnbate Judge. and Mrs. LoulBe Bemn
?ey as MrB. Brown, was very clover ln
an exceedlngly well-drawn charaoter. Al|
of tho roies were well suutalned.
Full of vlllaln, but not vlllalnous, us
A Popular Railroad Conductor
^^ of Kansas Clty, Mo.,
If you do not derlvo prompt and sat
lsfactory results from the use of Peruna,
wrlte at once to Dr.'Hartman, glvlng a
full stntement of your caso, and ho win
be pleaaed to glvo you hls valuablo ad
vlco gratls.... . __
Address'Dr. Hartman, Presldent of The
Hartman/;Sanltarlum, Columbus, O._
"There is Nothing Llke Pe-ru-n* itt
Liver and Bladder Trouble."
Mr. W. L. Btttlor, 1(128 Bcllovlew Ave.,
Kansas Clty, Mo., was Secretary nnd
Treasurer of the O. R. C. of Amerlca.
Mr. Butler ls an old and popular eon
ductor of tho St. Louls and Sun Fran
cIbco R. R. Co, He writes: .
"There ls nothing llke Perumt for
llver and bladder Trouble. A number
of rallroad men have used lt when they
were broken down from the constant
stratn whlch thoy are obllged to under
go, and were greatly beneflted by iti
uso. I have used it frequently for my-,
self and famlly, flnd would not be with?
out lt for the world."
A CURABLE DISEASB.
Chronlc CatarTh ls Pronounced CurabU
' by Dr. Hartman.
There are almoat countless numbere of
remedles aald to cure chronlo catarrh.
Tho most of these aro of no use what
ever and worse than ueelesa; some -are
actually harmful. A few are succeaaful
ln a small number of cases?those whloft
are very Bllght and easily ourable?caae_
whlch mlght perhaps got well by^lmplT
taklng caro not to catch cold agaltt. . ..
But of all the vafit multltudes of n_Wl
clnes It cannot be sald that there ,are>
more than two or three whlch are actu?
ally speclflc, ond wlthout doubt the moet
rellable ls Peruna. It always cures whe
falthfully and conaclontloualy used. It
not only cures catarrh of the head ana
throat, bronohlat tubea, lungs. but ea
tarrh of the stomaeh, llver, kwneye,
bowels, and, ln. fact, any of the organe
of the humdn body. ' __&_?'!
A book of 04 lnstructlvely lllustrated
Dages on.catarrh and catarrhal dlaeaaea
wlll be sent free to any addreas by Th*
Peruna Medlclne Co? ofColumbua, O. ??
melodramne ; go. the play "^men
Hoarta" dellghted two audlencea at tne
Academy yesterday afternoon and laat
" There 1b plenty of action ln the plece,
So bdsk waS the vMain in hls awful work
at the matlnee that he woundtehlsied
from tho galllorlos beforo tho second act
? over. AVhon he came on ln the snow
storm acene the audlonce otopped persplr
Ing and scorned hlm to the heart. A
small boy yelled out: "Klll hlm," and then
the women and chlldren lnughed bo, long
and hard that the vlllaln wa. folled, ln hl8
"'The company ls vaatly superior to tho
one presonting the enme play laat seaBon.
Mason and Mason.
Those funny fellows, Maapn and Mason
will present the thlrd edltlon of Chaa-le.
Nowman's sparklng. muslcal farce com
edy, "Rudolph and Adolph," at the Acad?
emy to-nlght under the management of
Broadhurst & Currle. The popu ar Masons
have made a great hit aa the two occen
trlc eGrmans-Sludolph. the horsei doctor,
and Adolph, tho ladles' tallor. Thelr Irn
personatlohs aro woll drawn and nro UKe,
but excmclatlngly funny. _ ??,__,
Thoso comodlane havo e.tabllshed ttiem
solves aa favorltes ln tho good graoes of
the play-golng publlc as clever dlalectl
elans, slngers nnd dancera. _ .
"Rudolph and Adolph" ls a farctcal on
tertalnment of the most modorn tjrpe.lt
ls full of snop and glnger, catchy new
muslcal numbers and hlgh-cioss specnw
?eB Tho story Is unusually conslstont
and the compllcntlonaarlslng through the
ovimnrdinnry rcsemb ance of the two
nrlncipal charactors, Rudolph and Adolph.
aro sldo.spllttlng, The plece nboutids.ln
brlght llnes nnd humon-oua aWwue. Tho
Mnsons have been aurrounded by an ex
Agnew-, Lew H. Newcomb Robert B.
Mnck. James Burns nnd others. ,
There ls also a large and attracuve
chorus of pretty glrla. The scenlo sott ng
h, adequato and the costumes stunnlng
Reuben Is Comlng to Town.
"When Reubon Comes to Town" playa
at t^e "cndemy on Frlday and Saturday
nlEht? wlth matlneo Saturday. Here ls
what' "Tho Dlspatch" sald of lt last aea
"Tlnrgo audlonce laughed nnd aPPjauded
It^lf hoarse laat evenlng "AVhon Reubon
c? o Town," John Keefo had tho
tm? role" and as tho typlcnl Rubehe wa*
a pronounced success. In a K"ny
of the stunts and freaklsh ncts ho wa?
alded nnd abettod by Dlck Marsha 11, a
ymmg lawyer, and Tommy Maltland.
whoso tralts of heredlty wore marked and
nckiiow edged. Mlsses Ifcrrothy Morton
2nd >fnm" Gohruo were also In the play,
lf sucr lt enn be cnlled.
Froderlck Conger, as the man who, for
got thlngs, made the most pf hls ro o, aa
ln fact. dld all tho others ot the east. Tho
sontrs are brlght nnd llvely. and ns tho
audTenco ftled awny from the houso tho
alrs woro bolng hummod by some of those
who heard the aongs._
MAN'S LEG CRUSHED
OFF BY A TRAIN
_ T. Stanley fell from a trnln on the
Rlchmond, Fredorlcksbu rer and Po omao
Railroad shortly aftor lf; o'clookMaat
nlght nnd wns severely lnjured. ono leg
belng "ruBhed from his body and tho
^.'wa^UcnSn the ambulance to the
Retreat for the Slck, whore ho waa nt
tendod by Dr. Wlnfree. ,
At tho Retreat early this mornlng hls
conditlon wns ?ald to be sorloua.
Probable Organized Action to
Defeat the Mann Blll.
(Speclal to The Tlmo^^lsnatoh.)
CUARLOTT1SSVILLB, VA., September
14,_Tho Stato Llquor Dealers' As?oolatlon
mot ln niinual conventlon here to-day.
The openlng sosslon was held at 2 o'olook
thin afternoon ln one of the Bpaolous
rooms of the Maaonlo bulldlng. Owlng to,
the small attondanco of delegates, thero
was llttlo bualnoBB transaeted. Tha
groator number ot delegates, howevur.
eame In on the nlght tralns. Tht atten?
dance promlsea, ln faot, to bo qulto large,
owlng to tho Jncroasod strength of the or?
At llio last meeting of tho nssoolatlou
held ln Staunton, tha mim of f3,000 wbh
prcwlded for the purpose of lnslltutliiB
local assoctatiotia In en-ery town and clty
|n the Btnte not already representod.
It ls belleved that noUyo measures wlll
be taken to so pnrtake ln the fall elec
tlons In Vlrglnla thnt tlie Mann antl
llquor blll wlll ultlnuitoly auffer rjofent.
The oltlcors of tho associatlon nro: E. R.
Wondward, of Roanolie; prealdent; T. S.
FlUglbbous, of Norfolk, flrst vlco-prenl
denti J. M. Hlgglns. of Rlchmond, second
vlee-presldent; M. I, Hossburg, of Dan<
vllle, recordlng secretary; John T. Hnr>
man, of Staunton, flnanclal secretary; U
Laaarus, of Lynchburg, treaaure'*
Flve Hundred DIsposed of at
Openlng of Sale.
The Richmond Horse Show Aasoclatlon
yesterday opened lts headquarters at No,
821 East Main Stroet, wlth General Mana
ger C. W. Smlth, of Warrenton, ln oharge;
asaisted by Mr. Herbert Mercer. who toolc
charge of the Bale of seata for the exhl
bltlon of October 13th to 17th, Inclualve.'
About 500 ticket* wero dlsposed of on tlin
openlng day of the sale; and the cholcest
eoats .wlll go rapldly on the J^lnciplo o?
flrst como flrst served. The offlces wlll be.
opened hereafte'r for tho sale "ot seats and::
^dmlsalon tlckets from 9 A. M. to 8_P. M.,,
nnd all who desdro tlcketa are urged to,
call early. .
Mr. Smlth" was the manager of the flrst.
Bhow ever had here, and of the emlnently
succeasful one laBt year. He ls a Warren-.
ton gentloman, and flrst went Into. horae
show exhlblUons, in that county on a
small Beale au an experlment. That was
flvo or slx years ago, and slnce that ttme ;
the outdoor show has had to onlarge its
Wround and lts grand stand has been more
fhan quadruplod. lnstead of tho slmple
bleachers ereoted for aeats at the flrat
Bhow. Seven thousand peoplo attendecl
tho last show there. The stall capaclty
of the Warrenton show ls greater than .
that of any In Vlrglnla.,, ,'..';
For the Informatlon of boxholders lt
may be stated that they should apply to
Secrotary W. O. Warthen fo> thelr box
ticketa. It ls deslrda to turn theae tlckets
over to box loasoes as soon as practlca
blo, ln order that tho management may
disposo of any whlch tho lessees may de
slro to glve up, there belng dozens, eairaP
for boxes. Mr. WRrthen can be found
ready for buslneas between 9 and 8 dally.
NEW CHAPTER IN HISTORY
TOLD BY OLD LETTERS
(By Assoclated Press.) ?-..?'.
NBW YORK, Sept., 14.?An addltlonal
ohapter ln the hlstory of the world wlll
be publlshed hore and ln London to-mor*
row by the Frederlck A. Stokee Company.
It oonslsts of the oorrespondence between
Wllllam I. and Blamarck, and other let
ters from and to Prlnce Blamarck ln two
volumea. Thmeae lettera lt ls stated, are
publlahed by the late Prlnce Blsmarek'a
oxpress deslre, as ho consldered -'they
would ahow better than can be done ln
any othor way, "The unlque relatlonsblp
whlch oxlated between hlm and hla au
gust maator," -
The Prlnoe hlmself selected theee let
ters, whlch were found, after hls death,
carefully arrangod ln portfollos.;
Throughout the volumo there ls shown
Bismnrck'a dovotlon to the Klng of Pryij
sla, and' tho lattor'a great ablllty to gulde
the pollcy of hla klngdom and Influencn
the polloos of other countrles.
Eogota Senate Approves.
(By Assoclated Presa.)
BOGOTA, Sept. 14.?The Sonata haa ap
provod the blll authorlalng the govern?
ment to negotlate a new Panama Canal
troaty wlth the Unlted Statea on lt?
flrst readlng. Sonator Peroaey Boto an
nouncod that he wlll oppoae lt In tbn
NOW IS THE TIME
To Order Your Books
For the New Year.
Do not walt untll you want to open
them Order now and have them re*ly
Wrlte or 'phone (IBOl)
SIMONS BLANK BOOK CO.,
Dealonara and Manufacturers of
1201 MAIN 8TRBKT, RICHMOND, VA
Go On Mrs. QiH't Speclal Ex
Monday, Sept. 21, 1903.
Traln wlll leave Broad and Hattcoo*
fltreote at 9:16 A. M. Returning. wlll leaff
Washuigtou. corner Nlnth ptrent an*
Muryland Avenue, Wednesday, September
23d, At 8 P- M.
iiouiid trlp, J2.60.